Monthly Archives: June 2009

Iran 2009: Society in Rebellion – Meeting this Saturday!

No War - No Santions - Down With the Islamic Regime

Solidarity meeting hosted by Hands Off the People of Iran Saturday July 4, 17.10 Room 3B University of London Union, Malet Street Speakers: John McDonnell MP Yassamine Mather (HOPI Chair) Socialist Workers’ Party (invited) Socialist Party (invited) Iranian society is … Continue reading

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Video of protest at Swedish Embassy

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HOPI Cork Meeting – 2nd July

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HOPI Cork Meeting Thursday 2 July Victoria Hotel Patrick Street 8pm Solidarity with the struggle in Iran. Down with the Islamic Regime! Release all the prisoners now! Speakers: Mick Barry Socialist Party Councillor Fariba Talebi, Iranian political activist Contact Anne … Continue reading

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Protests continue in Iran – Free All Political Prisoners

Protests are not fizzling out

Bazaari’s in Tehran struck on Saturday (June 27) against the continued post-election repression, the carpet Bazaar was closed down down and trading was almost non existent. Over the last couple of days actions against the regime have continued across Iran. … Continue reading

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Leaflet for the June 26 'Justice for Iranian Workers' Demonstration

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This is the leaflet that Hopi activists gave out at today’s demonstration called by the the International Trade Union Confederation, International Transport Workers Federation, Education International, and the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ … Continue reading

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Iran: first round to Ahmadinejad?

Workers must lead

Permanent Revolution and HOPI Steering Committee member Stuart King on the largest period of social unrest in Iran since 1979. Following the announcement of “an overwhelming victory” for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the 12 June Presidential election and the defeat of … Continue reading

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A Different Regime

Through his election coup Ahmadinejad has initiated a military-style government, argues Mehdi Kia The Islamic regime in Iran has entered an irreversible turning point. In the first instance, on the morning of June 13 2009 it was fundamentally different from … Continue reading

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Beginning of the End by Yassamine Mather

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Ayatollah Khamenei’s June 19 speech reminded many Iranians of some of the utterances of the shah in the last months of his rule: former president and current chairman of the ‘assembly of experts’ Ali Akbar Rafsanjani cannot be corrupt – … Continue reading

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Another day of bloodshed and resistance in Iran – June 24

Resistance on the streets of Tehran

Today saw thousands of people come back out on to the streets of Iran in opposition to the brutality of the Iranian regime. The supreme leader has said that he will not yield to street protests and has not been … Continue reading

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Message from Iranian Workers' Free Trade Union

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Message from Iranian Workers Free Trade Union 23 June 2009 Forty-eight days have passed since the suppression and arrest of workers’ gathering on International Labour Day – May Day. During this time our country has witnessed important events and we … Continue reading

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